Welcome to TEFLProse!

No that’s not a typo, it’s the name of our blog. Prose, get it? As in writing. Ok, you got it. Our blog is a place where you can get all sorts of odds and ends about teaching, living abroad, jobs and whatever else Jos and Whitney feel like you might enjoy reading on that particular day. This is a spot where we want to share some useful tips with you in a “real human” way. Please excuse our bad hair days and casual writing style, we want to have a little fun too!
September 12, 2019
Flying Cows

Program Highlight: Flying Cows

Want to teach English overseas...without the bull? Then check out our feature on Flying Cows below! They will take you step-by-step through the process of landing your dream job, without the hassle, overwhelm, and stress.
August 19, 2019
Little Fox

Program Highlight: Little Fox

If Korea is a destination you've considered for teaching abroad, then Little Fox might be for you. Keep reading to learn more about this language center and its multimedia approach to English language learning!
August 7, 2019
Red Sweater Project

Program Highlight: The Red Sweater Project

f you see yourself as a changemaker, Red Sweater Project might be just the program for you. Keep reading to learn more about this exciting opportunity to live abroad and make a difference!
August 5, 2019
ultimate TEFL essentials

The Ultimate List of TEFL Essentials

It's almost that time again: the beginning of the school year! Keep reading to learn our ultimate list of TEFL essentials! 
July 15, 2019
teaching English in Thailand

Teaching English in Thailand Quick Guide

Are you considering a move to the Land of Smiles? Ever wondered what it'd be like to teach English in one of the most sought after locales on the planet? Keep reading to learn the ins and outs of teaching English in Thailand! 
May 31, 2019
essential office supplies

Essential Office Supplies for Your Teacher Bag

Every new teacher wonders how to best prepare themselves for life in the classroom. And problem solving is a big part of teaching. If you have the right tools at your disposal, you'll feel prepared and confident. So in this article we explore the essential office supplies for your teacher bag. While you can't carry the whole office with you to class, if you always have these items on hand, it will make your life a whole lot easier! 
May 30, 2019
celebration in TEFL classroom

4 Ways to Celebrate in the TEFL Classroom

4 Ways to Celebrate in the TEFL Classroom   In this season of graduations and impending summer vacation, we thought it would be appropriate to reflect on different ways to bring the celebration into the classroom. Keep reading to learn 4 ways to celebrate in the […]
May 16, 2019
TEFL teacher

What’s Holding You Back From a Career in TEFL?

What's holding you back from a career in TEFL? Well after living and breathing this industry for over a decade, we’ve heard it all. And we’re here to tell you that those fears are 100% normal. Keep reading to learn the top 5 fears that hold people back and our thoughts on how to overcome each one.
May 14, 2019
calm classroom

3 Tips for a Calmer Classroom

With summer break soon upon us, it's only natural that things get a little rowdy in the classroom.  So what better time to revisit some techniques to combat the crazy? Keep reading to learn 3 of our tips for maintaining a calmer classroom this season.
April 19, 2019
TEFL grammar

4 Grammar Reference Books That Will Change Your Life

It’s no secret that most new EFL teachers dread teaching grammar lessons. Grammar lessons can have a level of detail to them that frightens many away. Well fear not fellow English teachers! In this article we will explore four books that can serve as your trusty confidants in the quest to properly teach the subject of English grammar. Keep reading to learn the four grammar reference books that will change your life!
April 2, 2019

5 Tips to Become a Better Teacher

Lately we’ve been thinking a lot about the personal growth side of living and teaching abroad. And along with that, we’ve been reflecting on how we have grown as teachers over the years. In this post we are sharing 5 simple tips to help you become a better teacher.
March 20, 2019
Travel Books

Our Favorite Travel Books

A trip just isn’t complete without a good book to enjoy during your down time. Books are also a wonderful entry point to explore a new destination, culture, cuisine - you name it! In this article we’ve listed some of our favorite books to inspire and support you on your travels. Keep reading to find out our top picks for your travel library!
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